Jefferson Adams is a freelance writer living in San Francisco. His poems, essays and photographs have appeared in Antioch Review, Blue Mesa Review, CALIBAN, Hayden's Ferry Review, Huffington Post, the Mississippi Review, and Slate among others.
He is a member of both the National Writers Union, the International Federation of Journalists, and covers San Francisco Health News for Examiner.com.
Here is Celiac.com's Easter 2015 list of SAFE candy, UNSAFE, NON–gluten–free candies, and with a partial list of major candy makers with links to their company websites.
Researchers are calling for an overhaul of cleaning and decontamination procedures in the face of a study showing that three out of 20 flexible gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopes (15%) pose an infection risk, because they are contaminated with unacceptable levels of human biological matter.
Researchers don't have any solid idea about how common cases of seronegative celiac disease might be, but many feel strongly that rates of seronegative celiac disease are underestimated in children, and may result in misdiagnosis of celiac cases.
A good eggplant Parmesan is a delight to the eye, to the nose, and to the palate. It is also powerful weapon in any dinner arsenal. This easy recipe delivers a tasty, delicious version that will replace pangs of hunger with smiles of joy.
In what may prove to be a remarkable step in understanding human diseases, a team of scientists affiliated with Northeastern University has found a way to connect diseases based on their shared molecular interactions.
This cheesy broccoli casserole is as easy as throwing a few simple ingredients into a baking dish and cooking until heated through.
There's been a bit of ping-ponging going on about the status of non-celiac gluten sensitivity as a valid medical condition. Studies have yielded conflicting results, with some supporting, and others negating, the existence of non-celiac gluten-sensitivity.
Not all Mexican fast food chains are created equal when it comes to gluten-free options. Here is a list of Mexican fast food chains that do a good job with gluten-free food.
A man who suffers from celiac disease has sued the FDA for allowing gluten to be used as a coating on prescription drug and over-the-counter medicine capsules.
- By Jefferson Adams
- Published 03/18/2015
- Celiac Disease Diagnosis, Testing & Treatment (Gluten-Free Diet)
Getting high-quality biopsy specimens is key to making accurate celiac disease diagnoses. Endoscopists may take either a single- or double-biopsy specimen with each pass of the forceps. Does it matter whether they take one or two? Is two better than one?
I can hardly count the number of times I've come across a recipe that calls for condensed cream of mushroom soup. The problem, or course, is that Campbell's, and many other brands contain wheat.
Researchers don't really have too much data on celiac disease in patients with cryptogenic cirrhosis or idiopathic noncirrhotic intrahepatic portal hypertension (NCIPH).
People who suffer from celiac disease with persistent villous atrophy do not face any higher risk of ischemic heart disease or atrial fibrillation, according to a recent study by a research team in Sweden.
What to do with leftover corned beef and cabbage? Why, prepare this amazing gluten-free corned beef hash Benedict that will have your guests smiling.
Up to now, celiac disease has been described only in sporadic cases of obesity. A research team recently set out to evaluate retrospectively celiac disease rates in a large group of overweight/obese children and adolescents.
When you hear estimates saying that celiac disease has a prevalence of about 1% of then general population of a given place, it is important to remember that there are still significant variations in rates of certain subgroups within those general populations.
This simple, easy to prepare recipe combines chicken with cream, broth, mustard and a dash of tarragon to deliver a smashing dinner dish that will have your dinner guests smiling.
- By Jefferson Adams
- Published 03/4/2015
- Fertility, Pregnancy, Miscarriage and Celiac Disease
Women with infertility face higher rates of celiac disease, according to a recent data analysis. Until now, data connecting celiac disease and infertility has been contradictory. There are currently no recommendations regarding celiac disease screening in female patients with infertility.
You can make this with rice noodles or pure buckwheat soba noodles. The key is to cook the noodles only until they're halfway done, and then remove them from the hot water. They should be pliable, but still firm in the center. Pan-frying will finishes the cooking process. Add chicken, or shrimp, and you have the makings of a great meal.